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Hopokins County Chamber Connection – April 16

  By Butch Burney  You can both shop and pay homage to the earth this Saturday, April 20. The Spring Market on Main is set for Saturday, as is Earth Day, sponsored by The Plant Niche, so please come out and shop with our vendors and local merchants. The Earth …

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Paris Police Report For Tuesday, April 16

Christin Simone Belion | Ricky Lee McCulloch On Monday, officers arrested Christin Simone Belion, 30, and Ricky Lee McCulloch, 60, at Walmart for skip-scanning items. The two individuals were together during the incident and left the store when store personnel stopped them. Police charged them with theft of over $100.00 …

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MPISD – News

  Varsity Winter Guard performs in finals JVA: JVA Winter Guard hits their ending JVB Winter Guard performs at Marcus High School Photos by MPHS Photography students Joseline Almazan and Sofia Estrada-Ayala Contact:  Kelly Cowan Mount Pleasant High School Winter Guards close out seasons. The MPHS Varsity, JVA, and JVB …

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Sulphur Springs Rotary Claws For A Cause

  The Sulphur Springs Rotary Club’s Annual Claws for a Cause is coming up Saturday, April 27 from 5-9pm on Celebration Plaze.  This year, because of the nationwide crawfish shortage, crabs and shrimp will be supplementing the boil.  Tickets are available with the QR Code on the Rotary Club facebook …

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Harts Bluff Calls A Bond Election

Harts Bluff Independent School District said five bond propositions, equaling $19.1 million, will be on the May ballot to fund facility expansions. The total tax impact will be 40 cents if all the propositions are approved, according to the school district. Proposition A: The high school will spend $6.6 million to …

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Health And Human Services Fined For Contempt

  The Texas Tribune reports that a federal judge has ordered Texas Health and Human Services officials to pay $100,000 per day in fines for routinely neglecting investigations into allegations of abuse and neglect of children in the state’s foster care system. U.S. District Judge Janis Jack found Commissioner Cecile …

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Hopkins County Jail Bookings

Alex Rowe Flemens was arrested Monday in Hopkins County on a warrant for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon Against a Date, Family, or Household Member. No other information was available. William Olan Kinard was arrested Monday for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. He was in the Hopkins County …

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“MIngo” Men’s Bingo Fundraiser Tickets Still Available

Individual tickets for Mingo are still available for $60. Mingo is Bingo for Men, sponsored by the Hopkins County Healthcare Foundation to fund free Men’s heart calcification tests. Tickets include a packet of bingo cards, water, an adult beverage ticket, an entry card for door prizes, and a Slaughter’s BBQ …

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Sulphur Springs HS Wins District UIL Academic Meet

UIL Academic Team Updates (District UIL Academics Highlights 2024)  April 5 & 10 – District 15-4A Academic Meet  The SSHS Wildcat UIL Academic Team competed on Friday, April 5, and Wednesday, April 10, at the District 15-4A Academic Meet. The team won the District 15-4A championship with 823 points, garnering …

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North Lamar Family Game Night Coming April 18

Prepare for an evening of family fun and excitement at North Lamar’s highly anticipated Family Game Night! We’re thrilled to invite all families and future families of North Lamar to an unforgettable event packed with laughter, friendly competition, and larger-than-life games. Family Game Night promises an experience that will bring …

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NLHS One Act Play Presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Join us for an enchanting evening filled with love, laughter, and Shakespearean wonder as our talented cast brings this timeless classic to life on stage.  Date: April 20, 2024  Time: 7 PM  Location: North Lamar High School Auditorium Admission is “Pay what you can” at the door, making this performance accessible to …

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Reception Slated For District Six Councilmember

PARIS, TEXAS – Mayor Reginald B. Hughes, Mayor Pro-Tem Mihir Pankaj, the Paris City Council, and the City of Paris staff will host a come-and-go reception honoring District Six City Councilman Clayton Pilgrim from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Thursday, April 25, at the Love Civic Center, 2025 South …

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A&M-Commerce Professor Receives Prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award

  COMMERCE, TEXAS—Dr. Maia Lamarque, a professor in the Department of Literature and Languages at Texas A&M University-Commerce, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award for the 2024-2025 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. The Fulbright Program is one of the world’s largest and most prestigious …

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Update – Missing Sulphur Springs Boy Found

* Landry has been found alive and well. They will not release any other information.   Previous story Authorities seek the public’s assistance locating 13-year-old Landry Ryder Moody of Sulphur Springs. He has red curly hair and wears glasses. It’s unknown what type of clothing he was wearing when he …

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Texas A&M University-Commerce Mourns Student-Athlete Keith Miller

  It is with great sadness that Texas A&M University-Commerce announces the passing of football student-athlete Keith Miller. Miller passed away tragically in his apartment near campus on Thursday evening. The Lion community profoundly sympathizes with Keith’s family, friends, and teammates. “We are heartbroken by Keith’s unexpected passing,” head coach Clint Dolezel said. …

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Althea Dixon Selected For Paris Regional Health Board Of Directors

A respected community leader joins the hospital board. Paris, Texas (April 8, 2004) – Paris Regional Health announced today that it had selected Althea Dixon to serve on the hospital’s Board of Directors. Dixon fills the seat left by Pam Anglin. “We are so proud to welcome Althea to our …

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Paris Police Report

Sunday morning at 10:35, an officer stopped a vehicle in the 2900 block of Briarwood for a traffic violation. The driver identified himself as Samuel Blake Adams but could show no identification. A consensual search of the vehicle located paperwork belonging to Eric Ray Adams, 38, and they determined that …

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